Rate a Date, the all new standalone in the Dating series by New York Times Bestselling author Monica Murphy is LIVE!
Eleanor Murray is tired.
Tired of going on awkward dates. Tired of meeting men who just aren’t that into her. Tired of being set up on blind dates by her well-meaning friends.
She is a believer of true love, of finding that happily ever after, and she wants it. She deserves it. But at the rate she’s going, she’s pretty sure it’s never going to happen.
Until a friend creates a profile for Eleanor on a new dating app. At first, she’s reluctant. Dating apps aren’t the way to finding true love, are they? But then she makes a connection on Rate a Date, and this gorgeous, confident guy almost seems too good to be true…
Mitch Anderson has a secret.
He’s just moved to Las Vegas for his high profile job and after years of playing the field, he’s looking for a serious relationship. He wants to find a woman who likes him for who he is, not what he does. Meeting Eleanor on the dating app, he’s intrigued. Meeting her in real life while she’s in town for a bachelorette weekend, he completely falls for her. Now he’s in way over his head.
Their chemistry is combustible. They can’t keep their hands off each other. But will Eleanor forgive him when she finds out who he really is?
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Funny Story: I have quite a few book on my kindle written by Monica Murphy but the last time I actually read and reviewed one was 2015 so when Rate a Date came up for review I was “oooooo, that sounds cute! I’m gonna sign-up for the ARC” but then I saw it was 5th in a series and my OCD wouldn’t allow that. But then the cover happened and everything went out the window because that is how you cover win!! And then I checked out the series more closely and daaaaaayum, have you guys seen the covers to this entire series?! And that’s the story of how I binge-read the Dating Series. (I should note that my panting and hyperventilation is of course over the ebook covers)
Okay so let’s chat for a minute about Rate a Date specifically. I mean that’s why you guys are reading this, amirite? Lol Some words that spring to mind when I think back on the story are: sexy, sweet, fun, funny, touching, easy to read and captivating. I honestly loved almost everything about the story. I will admit I was not a fan of the choices the author made when it came to the conflict in the story. For me, it brought down the maturity level of the story and it just didn’t ring very realistic to me. I’m not going into details or even putting details under a spoiler umbrella because you guys will probably read the spoiler and ruin the story for yourselves before you get a chance to even read it. Which you should, totally! I insist everyone read this story! Okay, I’m done 🙂
This book started really strong for me with all the funny banter via text and FaceTime. But then by the 70% of the book it kinda lost its spark a bit and I’m not quite sure what it was but something felt a bit short for me.
Now don’t get me wrong, both MCs were great characters and the story was fast paced filled with funny banter and sizzling chemistry. I liked the side characters and will definitely be reading the next book in the series when it comes out.
***Review copy requested and reviewed on behalf of OMGReads Blog***
Meet The Author
Monica Murphy is the New York Times, USA Today and #1 international bestselling author of the One Week Girlfriend series, the Billionaire Bachelors and The Rules series. Her books have been translated in almost a dozen languages and has sold over one million copies worldwide. She is both self-published and published by Random House/Bantam and HarperCollins/Avon. She writes new adult, young adult, and contemporary romance.
She is a wife and a mother of three who lives in central California on fourteen acres in the middle of nowhere along with their one dog and too many cats. A self-confessed workaholic, when she’s not writing, she’s reading or hanging out with her husband and kids. She’s a firm believer in happy endings, though she will admit to putting her characters through angst-filled moments before they finally get that hard won HEA.
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